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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 820. General Procedures and Information for Licensure
4/19/2024

8VAC20-820-30. Responsibility of the department.

Through the administration of the licensing program, the Department of Education assumes responsibility to ensure that licensed facilities and agencies provide children with at least a minimum level of care in accordance with regulations prescribed by the State Board of Education. The department also has the responsibility to investigate allegations of illegal operations and to initiate action to suppress illegal operations. The Code of Virginia requires the State Board of Education to adopt regulations for the licensure of the following categories of facilities and agencies:

1. Child day centers;

2. Family day homes; and

3. Family day systems.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-289.046 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 24, eff. July 1, 2021.

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